Enjoy "Digging Into the Gardens" blog, written by Denver Botanic Gardens' staff. Learn about gardening, horticulture, research, conservation, special events, art, tours and much more. 

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Appreciating Mycology Volunteers

June 20, 2024 Andrew Wilson

Author Sherry Anderson has a quote that sums up the value of volunteers quite well: “Volunteers don’t get paid, not because they’re worthless, but because they’re priceless.” We in the Research &

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Celebrate Pollinators with Us

June 17, 2024 Exhibits Department

Bugs—they're creepy, crawly, fuzzy, funny creatures that play an incredibly important role in keeping ecosystems healthy. Pollinators do the heavy lifting of carrying pollen so plants can reproduce

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Books, Botany and Awards

June 13, 2024 Helen Fowler Library

Each year the Council on Botanical and Horticultural Libraries (CBHL), determines outstanding books worthy of the Annual Literature Award. The goals of the award are to: Recognize a work that makes a

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Historic Preservation at Chatfield Farms

May 28, 2024 Exhibits Department

As Colorado’s Archaeology & Historic Preservation Month draws to a close, peek behind the scenes at the preservation project happening this spring and summer at Chatfield Farms! Partially funded by a

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How to Bare Root Plant This Spring

May 16, 2024 Grace Johnson

As spring arrives, teased with warm sunny days, and occasionally delayed by blasts of wintry weather interludes, the horticulturists at Chatfield Farms are hard at work. Clearing debris and last year

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Book Release! “Shrouded In Light”

May 7, 2024 Kevin Williams

Shrublands exist all around us, thriving in almost any environmental condition, from the desiccating sunshine of the endless sagebrush steppe to the deep, private shade of moist forests. These diverse

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